Hemisphere Focus: The Argentine Elections: Systems and Candidates
Vol. 15, Issue 5 — October 22, 2007
October 22, 2007
Argentina will hold presidential and congressional elections on October 28. On the same date, local elections will take place in 8 provinces; 16 other local races were held earlier in the year. Given the uniqueness of Argentina’s electoral system, it is worth reviewing how the elections are structured as well as examining some of the key individual races.